Employment and Social Services connects local employers who are hiring with qualified candidates. For more information on our services for employers, including the Employment Placement Program for Employers, call an Employment Placement Specialist at 519.351.8573 or email us.

Our FREE services  include:

  • Access to a large group of candidates with a wide range of skills and experience
  • Pre-screening of candidates
  • Ongoing human resources support and recruitment services
  • Assistance with recruitment activities including job fairs, or resume collection 

Financial Incentives for Employers

Financial incentives to employers can be provided when candidates are hired, including:

  • Funding for on the job training
  • Funding for formal instructor led training such as forklift, WHMIS, computer programs etc.
  • WSIB or Insurance coverage for 6months

Customized Training Programs

We can work with training providers and employers to develop one-time training projects customized to meet the needs of employers and job seekers. Examples of past programs include:

  • Customer Service Enrichment
  • Contact Centre Training
  • Culinary and Food Safety

Community Partners

We work with community partners to create innovative and practical volunteer and training opportunities. For more information on our services for community partners, call an Employment Resource Worker at 519.351.8573 or email us.

Volunteers for Your Organization

Non-profit and public sector organizations can use our Community Placement Program volunteer recruitment program to help with valuable services and events they provide to Chatham-Kent residents and visitors. Some recent events we have assisted with:

  • Chatham Sunrise Rotary Ribfest
  • North Buxton Homecoming
  • WAMBO

Customized Training Projects 

We can work with local community agencies to develop one-time training projects customized to meet the needs of the community, while building skills for job seekers. Some recent projects we have assisted with include:

  • Wallaceburg Kinsmen Building Renovation: Construction
  • Chatham-Kent Provincial Offences Court: Landscaping
  • Chatham-Kent Safety Village: Construction